Conceptual approach to assess farm-level sustainability in the Hungarian organic sector

Dóra Mészáros, Jan Landert, Balázs Sipos, Christian Schader, László Podmaniczky, Lukas Baumgart


As so far no farm-level sustainability assessment tool has been adjusted to the Hungarian circumstances which measures all aspects of sustainability our aim was to develop a conceptual framework for adaptation process. Main steps were defined and literature review was conducted. As a result of this SMART was selected as the most suitable assessment tool which will be adapted to the Hungarian needs applying Nominal Group Technique for expert involvement and Propensity Score Matching for farm sample selection.

Keywords: farm level sustainability assessment, Nominal Group Technique, Propensity Score Matching, indicators

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